Deloitte: StartUp UF

Improve your campus with an innovative idea!

Event Details:
Location: To Be Announced

Kickoff: Friday, March 20th, at 5:30 PM

Final Pitches: Saturday, March 21st, at 1:00 PM

Deloitte Consulting is kicking off StartUp UF this Spring! StartUp UF is a competition that will allow students to propose a new technology-related solution to improve campus. Through the course of two days, students will work on developing the pitch for their technology solution with the help of Deloitte professionals with experience in start-up concepts and bringing new products to market. StartUp UF will give students the opportunity to learn start-up concepts while networking with Deloitte leadership.
Don’t have an idea? Students who want to participate can sign up with an idea or without an idea! Students who do not submit an idea will be placed into teams and paired with students that did submit an approved idea. Additionally, students can sign up as teams or sign up as an individual. Students that sign up as an individual will be placed into teams.

Eligibility Requirements to Participate:

• Any undergraduate student who will complete a Bachelor’s Degree between December 2020 and August 2023
• Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future, and ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance

Applications can be submitted from February 24th – March 13th. To apply, please complete the steps below:

1. Complete the application using the following survey link
2. Send a copy of your resume (or resumes, if applying as a team) to ufconsultingrecruiting@deloitte.com

For any questions or for more information, please email
ufconsultingrecruiting@deloitte.com.

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Summer 2020 Student Assistant Position – Heavener School of Business

The Heavener School of Business is looking for an energetic, highly motivated individual who is personable, works well with others, demonstrates initiative and is able to work with minimal supervision. You must be able to comprehend and follow academic policies and regulations set forth by the University of Florida and Heavener School of Business. General computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Preferred applicant will have strong customer service skills on the phone and in person.

Position is a 10-20 hour per week commitment.

Application Process
Interested candidates should email the following documents as attachments to both Alex Gauthier at alex.gauthier@warrington.ufl.edu and Lily Huddleston at lhuddleston@ufl.edu by Sunday, March 8th at 11:59pm EST:

  1. Current resume
  2. A brief narrative (250 words or less) that:
    • Explains why you want to become a student assistant in the Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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Innovation Sprint Hackathon-Style Competition

Innovation Sprint is a 24-hour hackathon-style competition put on by the Entrepreneurship Collective at UF that gives students the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals. There is a $3,000 grand prize, networking with local business leaders, recruiting sessions, and the ability to bring an innovative product to life!

What will you be doing?

This event is meant to provide experiential learning to both non-technical and technical students. Saturday will start off with people pitching their ideas (all ideas are welcomed). Participants will vote on the ideas they like the most and everyone will join their preferred group. Their group will then bring the innovation to life (or as close to it as possible) throughout the entirety of the event. The event will end with a pitch competition presenting to judges who are incredible community and industry leaders in Gainesville.

Benefits:

  • Business plan experience
  • Networking with business leaders
  • Recruiting sessions for internships and full-time jobs
  • Case competition practice

Date and Time:

Sat, Mar 28, 2020, 12:00 PM –

Sun, Mar 29, 2020, 12:00 PM

Location:

UF Innovate | The Hub

747 Southwest 2nd Avenue

Gainesville, FL 32601

Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-sprint-tickets-92510357971

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Harn Museum of Art Summer 2020 Internships

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers ranging from marketing to retail management at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House, and LACMA.

Summer internships are available in Marketing & PR, Development and more! The deadline for applications is March 15, 2020.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern. Questions? Contact Paige Willis, Early Learning, Intern & Family Programs Coordinator, at 352.294.7062 or pwillis@harn.ufl.edu.

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Hispanic Heritage Month D.A.D Team Applications

Hispanic Heritage Month at UF is a month-long celebration held every year in the Fall showcasing Latinx traditions and appreciation for culture! This is a great opportunity for students wanting to practice skills in event planning, graphics, marketing, networking with businesses and philanthropy. We are currently seeking students to apply to the Hispanic Heritage Month Director and Assistant Director positions. Applications are due Feb 7 at 11:59pm. All majors and talents are welcome! See the link below to apply.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScDDP4mIQsbLfkUFS_TGfsIpiPyJ3AX4wfXKT5G17q0E85dHQ/viewform

 

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Summer 2020 Student Assistant Position – Heavener School of Business

The Heavener School of Business is looking for an energetic, highly motivated individual who is personable, works well with others, demonstrates initiative and is able to work with minimal supervision. You must be able to comprehend and follow academic policies and regulations set forth by the University of Florida and Heavener School of Business. General computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Preferred applicant will have strong customer service skills on the phone and in person.

Position is a 10-20 hour per week commitment.

Application Process
Interested candidates should email the following documents as attachments to both Alex Gauthier at alex.gauthier@warrington.ufl.edu and Lily Huddleston at lhuddleston@ufl.edu by Sunday, March 8th at 11:59pm EST:

  1. Current resume
  2. A brief narrative (250 words or less) that:
    • Explains why you want to become a student assistant in the Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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Volunteer with GRACE Grows

In partnership with the University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine Program, we conduct a vocational training program for individuals to learn about horticulture and gain job skills. Participants of the program have the opportunity to become Certified Horticulture Professionals after completing the course. For individuals that have experienced trauma, spending time in the garden also promotes mental and physical health. Volunteer gardeners and GRACE Marketplace guests work together to grow fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to be prepared in the GRACE Marketplace Café 131 where individuals experiencing homelessness may come to enjoy nutritious food produced with tender love and care.

We gladly welcome all students, staff, or faculty interested in volunteering, but are especially looking for:

  • Board Members
  • Photographer
  • Social Media/Community Engagement/Marketing
  • Gardeners (no experience necessary!)

You can read more about these positions on serveGNV: http://bit.do/GRACE-grows

If you are a student organization interested in organizing a day of service, please contact us directly.

Thank you for considering the impact you can have in our Gainesville community!

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Campus Movie Fest at UF!

Campus Movie Fest Helps University of Florida Students Make a Movie in a Week!

ATLANTA (Aug. 2019) – Campus Movie Fest (CMF) is heading back to the University of Florida! The
2019-2020 CMF tour is headed to over 50 colleges and universities around the U.S., giving students
everywhere the equipment, training, and opportunity to share their stories on film.

The Challenge
CMF at UF launches on January 29th. Students have one week, until February 4th, to make their
best possible five-minute film. The CMF Tour staff provides training, support, and of course, amazing
equipment, including a laptop loaded with creative software, a Panasonic HD camera, and sound
gear.
What’s the catch? There isn’t one! Thanks to CMF’s partners, participation is completely free for
students. More than one million students have participated in CMF since it began in 2001. Students
can sign up for free at CampusMovieFest.com/UF.

Prizes, Prizes, and More Prizes
At the end of the week, judges rate the submissions, and the top 16 movies from UF will screen at a
red carpet premiere on February 7th. Friends, family, and fans are all invited to join the student
filmmakers in celebrating a week of incredible accomplishments. The top four films from UF win the
coveted Jury Award, and will move on to compete on the national level in June at CMF Terminus:
Conference + Film Festival. CMF Jury Award winners will also have the chance to apply for the CMF
Cannes Program. To celebrate the achievements of UF’s most outstanding filmmakers, Silver Tripod
Awards will be given in specific categories, including directing, editing, performance, and more!
Students can also compete in the Elfenworks Hope in Social Justice category, which highlights
injustice and inspires change, with the national winner taking home $10,000!

CMF Terminus: Conference + Film Festival
All Campus Movie Fest participants are invited to celebrate a year of incredible student films at CMF
Terminus Conference + Film Festival in June 2020 in Hollywood, California. They’ll participate in
hands-on workshops, watch the best CMF films, and have opportunities to network with industry
leaders and celebrities.

About Campus Movie Fest
Campus Movie Fest, the world’s largest student film festival, is the premier platform for the next
generation of filmmakers. Founded in 2001, CMF began when four students at Emory University
decided to give their friends and classmates all the equipment they needed to make a short film in a
week. Today, more than one million students at colleges and universities worldwide have received all
the necessary technology and training to tell their stories for free, thanks to corporate partners and
schools. Campus winners move on to compete at CMF Terminus, a four-day film conference and
awards ceremony, earn professional and educational opportunities, see their work at the Cannes
Film Festival, and much more. Find out more at CampusMovieFest.com.

UF 2019-2020 Pre-Launch-Press-Release

 

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Honeywell Information Session

Honeywell is hosting an information session/intern Q&A panel on Thursday, January 16th at 6:15pm. They are looking for finance and accounting students.

Please use this link and go into HIREWarrington to sign up and learn more before all the seats are gone:  warrington-ufl.12twenty.com/events/30006101052577 .

They are recruiting for both intern and full-time roles and they will be conducting on campus interviews next week (all are posted on HIREWarrington).

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Business – a Force of Good?

Are you interested in using the power of business as a force for good?

Spring 2020 – Mod 4 – UF Business for Good Lab: Social Impact & Sustainability Consulting

ENT 4934 – Special Topics – class # 26042 / section #1E88 T,R | Period 7 – 8 HGS 140

B Corps—like Patagonia, TOMS, and Ben & Jerry’s —are “for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.”

B Corporation certification is to business as Fair Trade is to coffee, USDA Organic to apples, or LEED to green building.

UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative (https://news.warrington.ufl.edu/entrepreneurship/importance-of-the-social-impact-sustainability-initiative/) in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center is launching a collaborative program, in partnership with Florida for Good (https://floridaforgood.com), to help Florida companies achieve B Corp certification by working with teams of UF student consultants. This program is designed to connect students to aspiring B Corporations, including startups in the greater-Gainesville community and other Gator-grown businesses across Florida. The Business For Good Lab offers students an opportunity to engage in experiential learning projects (earning credit for ENT6930) to deepen their knowledge of social impact & sustainability.

You’re invited to join us at our Launch event to learn more about the power of B Corps, the certification process, and the companies that will be involved in this exciting experiential learning opportunity.

Tuesday March 10th, 2020 2:45-3:45pm
Hough Hall room 140

Contact Dr. Kristin Joys at businessforgoodlab@warrington.ufl.edu for more information.

http://bit.ly/ufbusinessforgoodlab-2020-launchevent

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